Our extensive body of work—look upon it, ye mighty, and enjoy!

 

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THE INDIE SCENE
Independent shorts combining our low-budget approach with a professional flair.

 

AND THE EARTH WILL BE LOST TO THE FLAMES

Comedy short — 5 minutes — released November 2016

The end is nigh. But until then, there's work to do.

CAITLIN AMONG THE BEASTS

Comedy/drama short — 11 minutes — released September 2015
Film available online

A comedy about finding grace and other things that get away.

THE CADDYWHOMPUS YEARS

Comedy/drama short — 12 minutes — released October 2013
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

Melody and Chase are dancers. They're young and beautiful. They're broke and starving. They're absolutely terrified.

GO SCRATCH: A Dreamer's Documentary

Comedy/drama short — 21 minutes — released December 2012
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

Fate, chance, karma, reality and art collide in a social experiment about four women, one hundred lottery tickets and a million dreams just a lucky scratch away.

SHAYNA KEEPS IT SIMPLE

Romantic comedy short — 4 minutes — released October 2011
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

She's planning a big day with someone special.

RONAN AND ALYSSA ARE ABOUT TO BREAK UP.

Romance short — 4 minutes — released August 2010
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

One idle Sunday, a happy couple decided to walk the Brooklyn Bridge. They may have gone a bridge too far.

JAMES K. POLK WAS @#?!ING AWESOME

Comedy short — 6 minutes — released April 2009
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

An astonishingly profane tribute to our nation's greatest President.

BROOKLYN FORCE

Comedy short — 13 minutes — released October 2008
Film available online

A look at the gentrification of Williamsburg through the eyes of disillusioned Star Wars fans.

MADISON'S RÉSUMÉ

Animated short — 3 minutes — released May 2007
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

A short animation about the futility of summing up one's life in one page.

THE WORLD OF THE END

Dramatic short — 19 minutes — released June 2006
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

Madison Shuster is in her twenty-fifth year, out of a job, left to fend for herself and right on target for disaster. Is it the end of the world... or something else entirely?

 

THE COLLEGE YEARS: STUDENT FILMS
Completely unpretentious, we promise.

 

PAT GETS A CAT

Romantic comedy short — 14 minutes — released May 2005
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A lonely young man adopts a cat and imagines it as human.

CAPTAIN VALEDOR

Comedy-drama short — 16 minutes — released April 2006
Film available online

A boy reimagines, in stylized 1940s B&W serial style, the eventual confrontation between his mother, her unstable fireman boyfriend, and his seemingly-perfect father.

LOVE: THE MOVIE

Romantic comedy short — 9 minutes — released June 2004
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

An award-winning experimental romantic comedy about the connections between love and filmmaking. Boy meets girl. Filmmaker makes movie about boy and girl. Stuff blows up.

 

THE COLLEGE YEARS: UNDER THE RADAR
Before we made our big self-important student films, we were scrappy young undergraduates making movies as class exercises or just for fun. Here are the projects that major universities refused to pay for.

 

DEPLOYED TO SCENE 4: An Outpost Diary

Documentary short — 13 minutes — released June 2004
Film available online

An immersive, fly-on-the-wall look behind the scenes of a student film.

PALACIO PRESIDENCIAL!

Sitcom — 11 minutes — released March 2004
Film available online

Spend a day in the life of the wacky world of Dictator Federico Olive, president of the island of Platanoe Cocaina. All the violence and oppression of Latin American dictatorships, with an upbeat sitcom aesthetic.

PHILIP GREELEY GOES HOLLYWOOD

Comedy short — 20 minutes — released January 2004
Film available online

When Philip loses his woman and his self-respect, he decides to change himself for the better… sometimes ya gotta go Hollywood.

CAPTAIN VALEDOR versus THE SPIDER QUEEN!

Comedy short — 4 minutes — released December 2003
Film available online

The penultimate chapter in a 15-part serial. The Intergalactic Safety League infiltrates the Spider Queen's seemingly impenetrable fortress to save the peaceful planet of Tranquilia.

SPARKY

Comedy short — 5 minutes — released September 2003
Film available online — also for sale on DVD

It's August 14, 2003, and Sparky Peterson has to amuse himself after a massive blackout renders him unable to watch television, contact his friend Janie Wassinger, or follow his oral hygiene regimen.

RUN LEIA RUN

Animated comedy short — 16 minutes — released January 2003
Film available online

The Empire Strikes Back with the German film Run Lola Run (Lola rennt). Our first major animated release, and our first film to hit the festival circuit.

THE ROUNDER SAGA

Comedy series

What began as an amateurish parody of John Dahl's Rounders developed into an amateurish, nonsensical series of shorts lampooning various cinema aesthetics, and generally, more than anything, devote themselves to just being stupid.

DATE DOUBLE

Animated romantic comedy short — 2 minutes — released December 2002
Film available online

A short animation test about the importance of communication in a successful relationship.

 

IN THE BEGINNING, THERE WAS HIGH SCHOOL
We began making movies in high school, just picking up a video camera and figuring everything out as we went along. The results were every bit as good as you might imagine.

 

THE CELLAR DWELLERS

Comedy-drama short feature — 56 minutes — released August 2002

Our first truly ambitious (overly-ambitious?) project, an original short feature. This teen comedy chronicles two high schoolers' refusal to deal with change in their lives and their last act before stepping out into the unknown—living in a basement for a week.

YOUNG JEDI: HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT

Comedy short — 32 minutes — released September 2000

The very first release of ours, this Star Wars fan film relates the tale of young Obi-Wan Kenobi searching for a date to the senior prom.